Court decisions and opinions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ben C. Connally Papers
Identifier: MSS 0457
Content Description This collection chronicles Connally’s time as a Federal District Judge from 1950-1975 in the fashion of court opinions, case and docket files, correspondence, memoranda, and documentation of judgeship matters. Also included is a selection of books from his personal library and various judicial publications used as reference material in speech and presentation preparation. Material to note is the sub-series of High Profile Cases (Series 3.2) which includes documentation related to Timothy...
Dates: 1942-1975; Majority of material found in 1960-1975
Moody Park Riots Papers
Identifier: MSS 1466
Scope and Contents
This collection is almost entirely composed of printed, digitally accessed or photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the May 7, 1977 slaying of Joe Campos Torres by Houston police officers, and the subsequent 1978 Cinco de Mayo riot at Moody Park fueled by it and other incidents of police brutality against Latinos during the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1977-1978; 1976-2003